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Heraldic design for windows in Peterhouse: 1460*

Object information

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Heraldic design for windows in Peterhouse
Arms of Gray, Peterhouse Hall


Draughtsman: Webb, Philip



Measurements and weight

Height: 454 mm
Width: 385 mm

Relative size of this object

38.5 m45.4 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927) by Holliday, J. R.


Production date: AD 1873-11-07

School or Style


Materials used in production

Brown wash
Black chalk

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Black chalk with brown wash and traces of graphite on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Arms of Gray
  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: Peterhouse Hall
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Text: Lion Rampant
  • Location: Lower right, in shield
  • Method of creation: Black chalk
  • Location: Lower right, below shield
  • Method of creation: Red ground
  • Text: Novr. 7 1873
  • Location: Bottom right
  • Method of creation: Black chalk

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1460*
Primary reference Number: 21804
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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